Ask Dr. O'Leary: What should I do in case of an emergency?

Happy Friday! At , we know true orthodontic emergencies are never convenient nor timely. If you are a patient of record, Dr. O'Leary and our team are committed to your dental health and are more than willing to see you after hours or over the weekend. As a general rule, you should call the office when you experience severe pain or when you have a painful appliance problem that you can’t take care of yourself. We’ll be able to schedule an appointment to resolve the problem. If you have a orthodontic emergency after regular office hours, please . If you are calling us after hours, please follow the emergency prompts to contact Dr. O'Leary and team.

Common issues include:

*Broken Brace
*Broken Wires
*Tie has come off of a Brace
*Loose Expander
*Poking Wire Tie
*Sharpness Felt on the Tongue Side of a Brace
*Loss of a Separator
*Initial Soreness
*Wire Poking

You might be surprised to learn that you may be able to temporarily yourself until you visit our office. We proudly serve patients from Wisconsin Rapids, Nekoosa, Port Edwards and Central Wisconsin.

We hope you’re all enjoying your summer.

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